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19 July 2017
Year Zero: The making of Robbie Fowler (Liverpool, 1994/95)
How could it be that a goalscorer as prodigious as the Toxteth tyro remains so revered, yet also deemed a disappointment?
recalls the season 'God' was outed as a Red
14 July 2017
Year Zero: The making of David Beckham (Manchester United, 1996/1997)
From a swing of the boot at Selhurst Park to becoming one of the most famous footballers in history.
revisits the season that Beckham took off
5 July 2017
Year Zero: The making of Dennis Bergkamp (Ajax, 1986/87)
Thirty years before last season’s resurgence, Ajax had a similar renaissance thanks to a teenage schoolboy. Yet it was a late plane flight that made the non-flying Dutchman’s career take off...
28 June 2017
Year Zero: The making of Ronaldinho (PSG, 2001/02)
A troubled exit from Brazil left the brilliant 21-year-old benched and fed up in France, yet the season ended with him in magical form and heading to the World Cup
22 June 2017
Year Zero: The making of Frank Lampard (Chelsea, 2004/05)
Three years after an £11m move from West Ham, Lampard was a fine midfielder but yet to prove himself a special one. Then a new gaffer swaggered into Chelsea...
17 May 2017
Year Zero: The making of Eric Cantona (Leeds/Manchester United, 1992/93)
Hounded out of France as a troublemaker, distrusted by his manager at Leeds, the 26-year-old Cantona signed for Manchester United for £1.2m – and became a legend
3 May 2017
Year Zero: The making of Zinedine Zidane (Juventus, 1996/97)
When a 24-year-old French Euro 96 flop arrived at Juventus, he was quickly branded a waste of money. The course of that season changed everything